Start-up, foundation, entrepreneurship, small business…these are words we recognize when thinking about the trendy, innovative-focused businesses that don’t encompass a completely traditional business model. How about uncorporation? Does that word mean anything to you? According to the “all-knowing” Wikipedia, “An uncorporation is an unorthodox form of large business organization. The term appears to embrace any unincorporated business. An uncorporation may be formed in an effort to align managers' and owners' interests more closely than in a typical corporation...”
Now do a twitter search for #uncorporate. Besides the derogatory comments about unprofessionalism being coined as “uncorporate” and the free spirits that can’t be tied down to conventional jobs, this tag often leads to posts about developing company cultures, attitudes, and spaces.